One coalminer to another

by John McCrindle This is the text of an undated pamphlet written by my maternal grandfather, John Cree McCrindle (1897-1982), probably around the time of his wife Lily's death in 1956, to commend and share his Christian faith with fellow workers in the coal mines in Ipswich, Queensland. Dear Comrades, For the past thirty-four years …

Grasp the word

Last month I spent a few days in Brisbane helping my dad to downsize, and among the piles of papers and memorabilia from several lifetimes of collecting were the architectural plans for the house my grandparents built on what was, in the 1940s, vacant land at Warrawee. File photo. This is not the plan of …

The purpose of theology (part 3)

Welcome to The Theology Whisperer, a series of short blog posts on theology and theological education.   In this third and final post on the purpose of theology, I want to further explore the relations between theology and discipleship, theology and piety. Click here for parts one and two. There will always be more to …

%d bloggers like this: